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5 Tips and Tricks for a Spotless Bathroom

Bathroom cleaning is something that is usually not on the list of your favorite tasks, but you are supposed to do it anyhow.

By Sheryl WrightPublished 9 months ago 4 min read

Name a more arduous task than cleaning a bathroom when you’re talking about deep cleaning your home. Bathroom cleaning is something that is usually not on the list of your favorite tasks, but you are supposed to do it anyhow. So, knowing some clever tips and tricks always comes in handy. They can help you eliminate grime, mildew, and soap scum easily and efficiently. If you are unaware of what they are, this article shares five of them to make this chore easier.

Give a Sparkling Look To Your Shower Tiles with Vinegar

Achieving sparkling shower tiles doesn't require harsh chemicals or back-breaking scrubbing. A top-tier approach is to harness the cleaning power of vinegar. If you want ideal results, you can heat the white vinegar first in the microwave, ensuring it's warm but not boiling. Then, generously spray it onto your shower tiles. The heat effectively helps the vinegar dissolve oils, dirt, and stubborn soap scum. If you are sensitive to the vinegar smell, you may make one change here by adding dish soap, around one tablespoon, to the mixture. Doing that will mitigate the odor and aid in cutting through tough grime. You must let the solution sit for a brief period once you’re done applying and then wipe it away for a gleaming look.

Use Dental Floss for Cleaning the Nooks

It is common for anyone to come across some frustratingly small and intricate spaces that seem impervious to conventional cleaning methods. You may think it is impossible to clean these spaces, but you can rely on dental floss for that. You must first soak a length of dental floss in your chosen tub cleaner, which is prefilled with any cleaning solution of your choice. With your soaked dental floss in hand, carefully move it around the faucet and handles. The floss's flexibility and precision make it the ideal tool for getting into those nooks and crannies that brushes and clothes struggle to reach. As you work the dental floss around these areas, removing every trace of grime will become easier, ensuring that your bathroom fixtures emerge looking truly immaculate.

Use a Stain Repellent Spray for Cleaning Glass and Mirrors

If you think of places that get dirty more often in your bathroom, the glass doors and mirrors will top your list because they get stained with water marks and smudges that are hard to remove. What you can do is add a stain-repellent spray to the list of cleaning equipment that you plan to use during a deep cleaning session for your bathroom. The stain-repellent spray applies a hydrophobic glass coating on your mirrors or glass doors, which makes the water droplets roll over the glass surface instead of creating any marks. The application is easy-peasy; you must evenly apply the spray on dry glass surfaces and mirrors once you have cleaned it properly with some glass cleaner. As the spray dries, it forms a protective shield on the glass, rendering it more resistant to water and grime. This means you will bid farewell to the endless battle against water spots and say hello to a pristine bathroom environment that gleams with clarity.

Mix Baking Soda With Vinegar to Tackle a Grimy Shower

If you talk about tackling a grimy shower, it can be difficult most of the time, but you may use an eco-friendly solution to make it hassle-free. You shout start by dampening the shower surfaces, then generously sprinkle baking soda onto areas with soap scum or stained grout. Next, apply white vinegar over the baking soda, where you'll witness the satisfying fizz as they react. Allow this mixture to sit for some time, probably 10 or 15 minutes, while you clean other surfaces. You may set a timer, and once the timer dings, diligently address the stubborn stains with a scrub brush or sponge. In the end, rinse everything away with water, revealing a spotless shower that's free from harsh chemical residue. This natural cleaning hack ensures cleanliness and aligns with environmentally conscious practices.

Clean Your Shower Screen Using a Squeegee

Lastly, everyone wishes to have a crystal-clear shower screen. You don't need an arsenal of specialized cleaning products. The secret lies in simplicity: white vinegar and a trusty squeegee are your allies. You must first dampen the shower screen with water. Following that, apply a generous amount of white vinegar onto the glass surface. The mild acidic properties of vinegar are highly effective in tackling soap scum and water stains. Allow the vinegar to rest for a few minutes, facilitating the disintegration of any buildup. Then, take your squeegee and begin at the top using firm, vertical strokes and work your way down. This sweeping motion efficiently removes the vinegar and, with it, the loosened grime. Finish by wiping any remaining vinegar residue with a clean cloth or paper towel.

Conclusion

To conclude, mastering the art of bathroom cleaning doesn't have to be an ordeal. The five practical tips and tricks above simplify the process, ensuring your bathroom remains pristine. Whether it's the gleaming shower tiles, the overlooked nooks, or the water-streaked glass, these methods streamline your cleaning routine, making the task more rewarding. So, embrace these strategies to transform your bathroom into a spotless sanctuary easily.

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